Sludge bio-drying: Effective to reduce both antibiotic resistance genes and mobile genetic elements.

Abstract

Sewage sludge is considered as one of major contributors to the increased environmental burden of ARGs. Sludge bio-drying was increasingly adopted due to its faster sludge reduction compared with composting. The fate of ARGs during full-scale sludge bio-drying was investigated to determine whether it could effectively reduce ARGs, and the contributions of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2016.09.055

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